Posts tagged "texting"

A How-To Guide To Using Emojis In Your Dating Life

Now that any online dating experience will eventually escalate to mobile messaging (whether What’s App, iMessage, or How About We’s app), it’s not enough to have mastered the English language.

Ella Riley Adams | August 24, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Situations When It Is Acceptable/Not Acceptable To Write IN ALL CAPS

Everything that I say and write is important. Very important. Smetimes when I am writing and my thoughts are super, extra-important, I write it IN ALL CAPS for extra emphasis.

Jessica Wakeman | July 26, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Amazing Sorority Girl Rebecca Martinson Pens Dating Column And It’s The Best

Rebecca Martinson, modern study in leaning in and sorority girl extraordinaire, has penned an advice column for BroBible called “A Guide To Getting A Guy To Text You The Morning…

Megan Reynolds | July 3, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: 13 Types Of Texters To Be Wary Of

As if dating wasn’t hard enough – you throw in a portable, typed-word machine and suddenly it’s pandemonium. Tones, intentions, invitations all get jumbled in this lawless land of shorthand…

Alyson Penn | June 18, 2013 - 10:00 am

Seeing-Eye People Will Help You Text And Walk Safely

For Improv Everywhere’s latest stunt, they decided to experiment with the idea of “seeing eye people”: neon-vest-wearing guides to help distracted texters safely navigate the streets of NYC without ever…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 1, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Finally! Someone Has Invented Punctuation For The Way People Really Talk

These days, most people use their phones for texting or as very expensive paper weights. So it makes sense that since we’re texting way more than we’re talking, we’d need…

Julie Gerstein | February 22, 2013 - 3:00 pm

New App Rewards People For Not Texting During Movies

Today in “brilliant ideas that only exist because people are awful,” the most popular movie theater chain in the world, Cinemark, has debuted a new app to dissuade moviegoers from…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 19, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Would You Sext A Stranger To Earn $5?

Ladies, would you do homework, give fashion advice or “put 15 tootsie roll pops in your mouth singing the alphabet backwards in a bikini”? If your answer is yes to…

Tiffanie Drayton | April 5, 2012 - 9:40 am

The Best Texts To Send Women?

One blogger believes he has just written the 10 commandments of texting. Posted on his site, Dating Advice For Men Who Love Women, dating coach Rob Judge’s “10 Best Texts…

Tiffanie Drayton | March 11, 2012 - 10:00 am

How To Stop A Text-Lationship In Its Tracks

In one of my recent online dating episodes, a super cute, educated, funny guy and I began exchanging messages. Every message he sent me either made me smile or laugh…

Tiffanie Drayton | March 6, 2012 - 8:30 am

Paris Hilton’s New Song “Drunk Text” Is Worse Than You Thought

A few years ago, I was in LA for work and actually encountered Paris Hilton in the wild. I was at what I guess was a “hip” bar and she…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 23, 2012 - 2:20 pm

5 Dangers Of Flirty Texting

You give good text and are proud of it. Often finding yourself heavy texting with a crush or brand new love interest, you delight in the back-and-forth repartee, the dings…

Jennifer Garam | February 7, 2012 - 10:00 am

OMG, Teen Sexting Is, Like, So Not Cool

Sexting is, like, so not cool. Only one percent of kids age 10 to 17 have shared naked pics of themselves, according to new data released today in the journal…

Jessica Wakeman | December 5, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Beware O’ “Text Neck”

According to chiropractors, there’s a new ailment afflicting avid texters. Thousands are being treated for the condition known as “text neck” which is caused by the neck being flexed for…

Ami Angelowicz | October 9, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Text Messages Are Useless … Hormonally Speaking

Text messaging may have changed the way we communicate, but it will never change the way we communicate. According to a new study, text messages do not have the power…

Ami Angelowicz | August 17, 2011 - 4:20 pm

7 Tips For Sexting Someone You Barely Know

The courtship process used to be a lot simpler. You used to cruise around in a Firebird and girls would be there, and then there’d be something called heavy petting,…

Cracked | March 26, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “Am I An Attention Whore?”

My boyfriend and I have been seeing each other for three months, and currently live together. I’m just gonna cut to the chase here: he’s not good about replying to…

Wendy Atterberry | February 9, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Ladies, Beware The Text-lationship!

About a month ago I was waiting in line at the grocery store when I spotted a hot guy standing behind me. I made a joke about how slow the…

Beth Ames | November 23, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: How Instant Messenger Ruined My Friendship

I have a cautionary tale for you about the perils of using instant messenger or text messaging, those convenient communication tools that make reading emotions, intent, and sarcasm difficult in…

Annika Harris | October 20, 2010 - 3:30 pm

Getting Textual: Teens Send More Than 3,000 Texts A Month

Teens: step away from the cell phone. According to new data from Nielson, teens send an average of 3,339 texts PER MONTH. At the same time, voice calling is on…

Julie Gerstein | October 19, 2010 - 5:10 pm